U.K. is planning to use genetically modified bone marrow to treat lung cancer. Scientists at the University College hospital in London plans to enroll 56 patients in the first phase of the experiment. The trial is funded by the Medical Research Council.
A new US study claims that from September through December 2014, at least 46,000 Twitter accounts were used by apparent supporters of the terrorist organization, the Islamic State (ISIS). The study, titled "ISIS Twitter Census," answers fundamental questions about how many Twitter users support ISIS, who and where they are, and how they participate in its highly organized online activities. JM B
Actor and experienced pilot Harrison Ford survived miraculously after a plane crash in California. The 72-year old actor, who was alone on the plane, opted for an emergency landing over Penmar golf course, when the engine of the second world war era vintage plane stopped suddenly.
US actor Harrison Ford was injured on Thursday when a vintage plane he was flying crashed on a Los Angeles golf course.
Ford, 72, reported engine failure shortly after taking off from Santa Monica Airport, and said he was making an "immediate return" with his 1942 Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that the United States is prepared to negotiate further reductions in its nuclear weapons stockpile.
In a statement issued on the 45th Anniversary of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Kerry said the United States is fully committed to continuing to fulfill...
A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth's Arctic Ocean, according to NASA scientists who, using ground-based observatories, measured water signatures in the Red Planet's atmosphere.
Scientists have been searching for answers to why this vast water supply left the surface. Details of the...
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Thursday said food prices dipped to a 55-month low in February, having dropped a steady percent from the previous month and 14 percent below its level compared to a year earlier,
The lowest level since July 2010, the decline reflects a robust...
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it will begin conducting Ebola vaccination trials in Guinea this week. If found effective, the vaccine could be the "game-changer to finally end the epidemic" that has affected nearly 24,000 people, mostly in West Africa.
WHO will launch a Phase...
Dunkin' Donuts has agreed to remove a whitening agent called titanium dioxide, commonly a source of nanomaterials, from all powdered sugar used in its donuts. The move follows pressure from advocacy group As You Sow, which put a shareholder proposal asking Dunkin' to reduce the risks of using nanomaterials in its food products.
Following yesterday's critical Obamacare hearing, the Supreme Court announced Thursday it will hear arguments in an historic case on same-sex marriage late next month.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush lead a crowded field of potential Republican presidential candidates, according to the results of a national Quinnipiac University poll released on Thursday.
In an effort to respond to the controversy over her use of a private email address while serving as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton said she has asked the State Department to release her emails.
Diary products company Prairie Farms is teaming up with Just Born, the maker of marshmallow candies PEEPS, to launch PEEPS flavored milk just in time for Easter.
Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. has shut down Maxis Emeryville, the Maxis studio behind videogames such as SimCity and Spore. Electronic Arts said that the changes will not impact its plans for the Sims, adding that the first expansion pack for the Sims 4 will come soon, with additional updates and content in the pipeline.
New orders for U.S. manufactured goods unexpectedly saw a modest decrease in the month of January, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday. The report said factory orders edged down by 0.2 percent in January.